Karen joined Dell in 2004 and currently serves as the Director of Global Takeback. She leads a team responsible for Dell’s consumer recycling programs in over 83 countries and territories as well as Dell’s Commercial Asset Resale & Recycling (ARR) Services business. The ARR Services team is responsible for asset removal, logistics and processing that allow for safe resale, recycling or lease-return of equipment in compliance with all local regulatory guidelines and best practices.
Within Dell. Karen has also led many services organizations including: Enterprise Deployment, Consulting, Managed Deployment, Configuration Services, Cloud, and Rack Integration.
Previously Karen worked at Applied Materials as the Materials Manager for the Asset Recovery Operation and at IBM in International Trade and Procurement.
She received a BA in International Relations from Universidade Estacio de Sa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, dancing, and travelling to places with white sand and blue water.